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Tesoro to acquire renewable fuels company Virent

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Bio-hydrocarbons Biomass FuelsEarlier post.). Earlier post.). cyclization. Virent has trademarked this product BioFormate. Source: Virent.

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CA Fuel-Cell Car Drivers Says Hydrogen Fuel Unavailable, Stations Don't Work

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While they enjoy driving their cars, early lessees of hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles in Southern California are complaining that they can't reliably fuel them at the handful of stations now supposedly operating in their region. Fuel California hydrogen hydrogen fuel cell Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell

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Toyota challenges high-school students to build fuel-cell cars

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For its latest campaign to promote hydrogen fuel-cell cars, Toyota is turning to a group that is only just learning how to drive. hydrogen Students hydrogen fuel cellAs part of the.

2016 41

True Zero to be brand for hydrogen fueling stations from First Element Fuel

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The startup company First Element Fuel has just completed a network of 15 hydrogen fueling stations in California—and it's got a new brand it'll use to promote them, too. The fuel provided by First Element stations will be marketed under the Tue Zero brand name.

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Nissan developing electric vehicles powered by ethanol-fueled solid oxide fuel cells; commercialization in 2020

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SOFCs can utilize the reaction of multiple fuels, including ethanol and natural gas, with oxygen to produce electricity with high efficiency.

2016 45

2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell At LA Auto Show: Video

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The 2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell made its North American debut this month at the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show. Videos hydrogen hydrogen fuel cel

BMW's hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle getting closer to reality

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Many automakers have chosen to promote battery-electric or hydrogen fuel-cell cars exclusively, but BMW is dabbling in both. But it's also developing hydrogen fuel-cell powertrains, with some help from Toyota. DON'T MISS: BMW Hydrogen Fuel-Cell. hydrogen Future Cars hydrogen fuel cell

2016 44

Hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle landscape truly changed, says longtime expert

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Hydrogen fuel-cell cars are currently available to consumers, but only in small numbers. The Hyundai Tucson and Toyota Mirai are on sale in certain regions of California, and will soon be joined by the 2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell. hydrogen energy infrastructure hydrogen fuel cell

Hyundai Supplies Five Tucson Fuel Cell Taxis To Paris Fleet

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Hyundai used the ongoing COP21 Paris climate-change talks as a backdrop to unveil a handful of hydrogen fuel-cell taxis. Five Hyundai ix35 Fuel Cell crossovers were delivered to Parisian taxi service STEP (Société du Taxi Electrique Parisien) this week. Europe hydrogen taxi hydrogen fuel cell fleet Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell

Argonne LCA study finds many alternative fuels consume more water than petroleum and natural gas fuels

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They found that many alternative fuels consume larger quantities of water on a per km basis than traditional petroleum and natural gas pathways.

2016 41

Mercedes-Benz’ GLC F-CELL fuel-cell plug-in hybrid SUV coming in 2017

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Daimler will introduce a series-production fuel-cell plug-in hybrid—the Mercedes-Benz GLC F-CELL—in 2017. Earlier post.).

2016 53

SAE’s highest technical safety award goes to hydrogen fueling paper

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Hydrogen is now emerging as an alternative fuel and they are starting to build infrastructure in places such as California, Europe and Japan.

2016 59

Next Hyundai fuel-cell vehicle to be another SUV

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The current Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell was the first of the modern crop of hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles to go on sale, and it's also the only one with a crossover utility vehicle body. As the name suggests, it's a (previous-generation) Tucson fitted with a fuel-cell powertrain. hydrogen hydrogen fuel cell Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell

2016 31

Nissan takes a different approach to fuel cells: ethanol

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When the world at large thinks of fuel-cell vehicles—to the extent it does, at least today—they are associated with hydrogen as the fuel to power them. But a fuel cell, more broadly speaking, is any device that produces electricity from a variety of input fuels or energy carriers.

2016 33

Hyundai To Launch 400-Mile Fuel-Cell SUV By 2020: Report

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Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell crossovers were first delivered to customers in Southern California last year, and almost 100 vehicles have been leased since then. Unlike the Tucson, the 2016 Toyota Mirai and 2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell ride. Green Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell hydrogen hydrogen fuel cell

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New hydrogen fueling station closer to throughput of gasoline

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As hydrogen fuel-cell cars slowly become a more significant presence in a few parts of the U.S., more consideration is being given to the fueling infrastructure they use. But that won't matter without a sufficient network of fueling. Infrastructure hydrogen hydrogen fuel cell

2016 26

Seven Barriers To Alt-Fuel Vehicles: Can Hydrogen Fuel Cells Overcome Them?

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Among owners and advocates of zero-emission vehicles, few topics generate as much back-and-forth debate (to put it politely) as those cars powered by hydrogen fuel cells. Infrastructure hydrogen Future Cars hydrogen fuel cell Fuel Cell Vehicles Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell

2015 31

Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell: Early Drivers Discuss Experiences Traveling On Hydrogen

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There have already been more Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell vehicles leased in the U.S. That slightly exceeds the number of Honda FCX Clarity fuel-cell sedans leased from 2008 through April. Green Canada Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell alternative fuel vehicles hydrogen hydrogen fuel cellthan any other hydrogen-powered vehicle.

Ongoing market rollout for SAE hydrogen fueling standards

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In September, for example, DOE presented a live webinar titled “ Introduction to SAE Hydrogen Fueling Standardization ”. Earlier post.)

Toyota Fuel-Cell 'Megafactory' Matches Tesla Gigafactory In Impact

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hydrogen factory Tesla Motors hydrogen fuel cell Fuel Cell Vehicles gigafactoryAs shown by its roughly half-million references in Google, Tesla’s lithium-ion cell and battery Gigafactory is a big deal. And deservedly so.

$70M H2ME project launches in Europe to deploy 325 fuel cell vehicles and 29 refueling stations

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H2ME is co-funded with €32 million (US$36 million) from the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU). Click to enlarge.

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Global Bioenergies, IBN-One and Lantmännen Aspen partner on renewable isooctane for specialty fuel applications

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Global Bioenergies, IBN-One and Lantmännen Aspen, world market leader in alkylate gasoline for two- and four-stroke small engines, have entered into a partnership on renewable isooctane ( earlier post ) for specialty fuel applications. Bio-hydrocarbons Biogasoline Biomass Fuelsbillion (US$3.8 billion). Earlier post.) Earlier post.).

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Iveco launches the New Stralis XP long-haul truck; fuel savings up to 11%

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All the improvements and new features generate fuel savings of up to 11%, while the new services add further savings of up to 3%.

2016 45

Making the Mirai fuel cell vehicle

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The assembly line for the Toyota Mirai is divided into three main sections: trim, chassis/fuel cell assembly, and final assembly. Vehicle trim.

2015 44

Hydrogen Fuel Cells Less Likely Than Electric Cars: Daimler CEO Zetsche

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There's an emerging rivalry between two different technologies for zero-emission transportation: battery-electric cars and hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles. Some carmakers are focusing on either fuel cells or batteries, to the exclusion of the other. Hydrogen fuel cells are backed most.

2016 44

Blue Crude synthetic diesel fuel cuts carbon by 85 percent

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Fuels produced from plant feedstocks are touted by many as a viable and lower-carbon alternative to traditional gasoline or diesel. But the need to dedicate large swaths of land to growing crops for fuel, and the need to ensure all vehicles are compatible with these "biofuels," has limited their practicality.

2016 29

Hydrogen Fueling Station Reliability: 'An Issue For Some Time' To Come

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The Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell crossover became available for lease in California last year; it will soon be followed by the 2016 Toyota Mirai, and then a Honda model. Together, the three vehicles mark the first significant effort by carmakers to market hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles to the general public.

2015 43

Honda, GM To Build Factory For Fuel-Cell Production By 2025

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Especially in hydrogen fuel-cell research, the biggest auto companies are doubling and tripling up to share the costs. Honda and GM said in July 2013 that they would share their fuel-cell development efforts, and. General Motors GM hydrogen Project Driveway hydrogen fuel cell

2016 47

Kia to focus on hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles before electrics, chief engineer says

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hydrogen Future Cars hydrogen fuel cellHyundai is aggressively pursuing its goal of becoming the second-biggest seller of green cars worldwide, behind only Toyota. To accomplish that, it is rolling out a diverse array of new models across the main Hyundai brand, as well as Kia.

Smaller, cheaper Toyota Mirai fuel-cell car coming in 2019, company says

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Now, Toyota says it may be planning to do something similar with its Mirai hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle. Tokyo Infrastructure hydrogen Future Cars hydrogen fuel cell OlympicsThe 2016 Toyota Mirai was launched last year in Japan.

2016 44

Is This Tata The Smallest Roadworthy Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Vehicle In The World?

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Indian automaker Tata Motors may have built the world's smallest roadworthy hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle. The company known for the tiny Nano--as well as its for its stewardship of Jaguar Land Rover--unveiled a fuel-cell version of its Magic Iris microvan at AutoExpo India. Tata hydrogen India hydrogen fuel cell

SAE publishes SAE J2601 standard to harmonize H2 fueling of Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles worldwide

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SAE J2601 enables fast refueling for all light-duty fuel cell vehicles. This is a leap forward in zero-emission fueling. Earlier post.).

2014 46

Hydrogen For Military Use: Chevy Colorado Fuel-Cell Truck

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While General Motors has cut back its fuel-cell research efforts for passenger cars, it has joined forces with the U.S. Army to build a Chevrolet Colorado mid-size pickup truck with powered by a hydrogen fuel cell. Army hydrogen hydrogen fuel cell military researchGreen General Motors U.S.

Audi in new e-fuels project: synthetic diesel from water, air-captured CO2 and green electricity; “Blue Crude”

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Audi’s latest e-fuels project is participation in a a pilot plant project in Dresden that produces diesel fuel from water, CO 2 and green electricity.

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Mercedes-Benz GLC to offer world's first plug-in fuel-cell powertrain

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Hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles face the challenge of a global fueling infrastructure that doesn't exist and will cost billions to build. Now Mercedes plans to combine the easy recharging of a plug-in electric vehicle with the long-distance advantages attributed to vehicles fueled by hydrogen.

2016 35

Sumitomo and US Hybrid partnering to grow hydrogen fuel cell business for commercial vehicles and mass transit

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US FuelCell was established in 2013 after US Hybrid purchased the UTC Power PEM fuel cell Transportation division along with the global PEM IP license.

2016 38

Toyota details design of fuel cell system in Mirai; work on electrode catalysts

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Toyota Fuel Cell System (TFCS). Fuel economy. Fuel Cells HydrogenEarlier post.) The 2016 paper by Hasegawa et al. Hasegawa et al.

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Toyota Tackles Hydrogen Fueling Challenges As Mirai Launch Approaches

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As this autumn's launch of the 2016 Toyota Mirai fuel-cell car approaches, its maker is taking steps to ensure that the small number of initial buyers and lessees will be able to fuel up their hydrogen-powered sedans with ease. Fuel Politics hydrogen hydrogen fuel cell alternative fuel vehicles

FedEx Freight adds 100 Class 8 CNG tractors, CNG fueling station in Oklahoma City

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FedEx Freight contracted with Clean Energy Fuels Corp to design, build and maintain the fueling station. Brief

First 2016 Toyota Mirai Fuel-Call Car Delivered in California

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The first 2016 Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel-cell car in the U.S. hydrogen fuel cells. sales California hydrogen hydrogen fuel cellwas delivered to its owner November 9. The car was delivered at Roseville Toyota, north of Sacramento, one of eight California dealers that will sell the Mirai initially. DON'T.